Laparoscopic training on Thiel human cadavers: A model to teach advanced laparoscopic procedures

@article{Giger2007LaparoscopicTO,
  title={Laparoscopic training on Thiel human cadavers: A model to teach advanced laparoscopic procedures},
  author={Urs Giger and Isabelle Fr{\'e}sard and Andr{\'e} H{\"a}fliger and Mathias Bergmann and Lukas Kr{\"a}henb{\"u}hl},
  journal={Surgical Endoscopy},
  year={2007},
  volume={22},
  pages={901-906}
}
Nowadays, the laparoscopic approach represents the gold standard for a wide range of various basic and advanced procedures. To reduce the learning curve in advanced laparoscopic surgery, the search for new teaching tools is of utmost importance. Our experiences with a new teaching tool to train advanced laparoscopic procedures are reported. Hands-on training courses in colon, hernia, bariatric and vascular surgery using Thiel human cadavers (THCs) were organised by the Swiss Association of… CONTINUE READING

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